Dr. Amarinder Singh Bawa
Fellow, Elected 2009

Born in Ambala, India on 17 April 1952. Educated at NM Jain Model High School, Ludhiana, Matriculation, 1967; B.Sc. PAU, Ludhiana, 1972; M.Sc. (Food Technology), CFTRI, Mysore, 1974; M.Sc. (Animal Science), 1980, and Ph.D., 1983, University of Guelph, Canada.

Assistant Professor, 1975-78, and Scientist, 1985-93, PAU, Ludhiana; Scientist `C', 1983-85, CFTRI, Mysore; Professor, 1993-2000, Dean, 1996-98, and Professor & Head, 1994-97, GNDU, Amritsar; Director (Outstanding Scientist, Sc 'H' w.e.f. Aug 2009), Defence Food Research Laboratory, DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Mysore, 2000-12.

Awards/Honours: DRDO Defence Technology Absorption Award, 2010; Laljee Smarak Nidhi Award, 2006 & 2007, and Prof V Subrahmanyan Industrial Achievement Award, 2006, AFST; N.N. Mohan Memorial Award, 1986, 1999, 2007, SK Mitra Memorial Award, 2007, Dr J.S. Pruthi Award, 2007 and President Special Award, 2002, AIFPA, New Delhi; Performance Excellence Award "DRDO" 2003

Fellow: Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, 2001

Research Areas: Food Science and Technology, Food engineering and Meat processing

Address: 103, Begonia, Sankalp Central Park, Jawa Main Road, Yadavgiri, Mysore 570020, Karnataka; [Tel: Cell: 9845230047, 8360161392; Email: amarinderbawa@yahoo.co.in]